Association for Progress, Education and Lobbying – PEL Skopje held the seminar for the project “Sport to promote change for LGBT” in Shtip, North Macedonia from 22nd-26th July 2019.
The project is financed by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Commission.
During the seminar the participants had the chance to learn more about the LGBT community, to understand the beliefs and feelings about LGBT phobia and the inclusion of this group of people, people from other marginalized groups and women in the field of sports. The participants met a local judo female athlete and a local handball female athlete with whom they discussed the women’s position in sports in North Macedonia.
They also had the opportunity to meet the representatives of the municipality of Shtip in order to learn more about the local realities regarding the inclusion of marginalized groups in the society and in the field of sports.
For more information about the project and our activities you can visit the project’s website sport action.